PIETRA BRETTKELLY

YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN

A modern day Cinderella story
2017 · 92 mins · Documentary
YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN is a modern day Cinderella story where the brave, diminutive and daring heroine's dream doesn't end at the ball. Guo Pei is chasing every designer's fantasy – to become part of the exclusive yet savage world of Haute Couture. It's an unprecedented story, taking the viewer inside the world where Guo Pei creates magic: a 50kg dress so heavy Guo Pei has to consider a gymnast not a model to walk the runway, a gown spun by 300 embroiderers, precious gold material printed with centuries-old Swiss fresco. All from a woman who learnt her craft at Number...

YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN is a modern day Cinderella story where the brave, diminutive and daring heroine's dream doesn't end at the ball. Guo Pei is chasing every designer's fantasy – to become part of the exclusive yet savage world of Haute Couture. It's an unprecedented story, taking the viewer inside the world where Guo Pei creates magic: a 50kg dress so heavy Guo Pei has to consider a gymnast not a model to walk the runway, a gown spun by 300 embroiderers, precious gold material printed with centuries-old Swiss fresco. All from a woman who learnt her craft at Number 2 Light Industrial School after the reign of Mao Tse Tung.

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"An intimate, involving portrait" Keith Uhlich, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA9297
Languages
English & Mandarin
Subtitles
English for foreign language segments
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1

Directed by

Pietra BRETTKELLY

Featuring

Wendi Murdoch, Guo Pei, Carmen Dell'Orefice